Mussel and Sausage Linguini Recipe

Mussel and Sausage Linguini

Prep Time45 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour 30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 500 g linguine
  • 1.5 kg mussels
  • 250 g chorizo sausage chopped
  • 2 shallots chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper diced
  • 1 stalk celery diced
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp cream

Optional

  • 250 g scallops frozen

Instructions

  • Start cooking the linguine according to the package directions.
  • Cook shallots in olive oil until tender, about 4 minutes.
  • Add garlic, red bell pepper, sausage, and celery, and cook until tender, about 4 minutes.
  • Add the mussels, wine, parsley, cilantro, and lemon juice. Cook until the mussels open up (about 8 minutes). If using scallops, add them as well.
  • Remove mussels from their shells. As you are doing so, add the cream and boil the sauce until a reduction forms.
  • Pour the sauce and mussels over the cooked and drained linguini. Serve with toasted garlic bread.